Fundraising for Bridport Refugee Support Campaign

Fundraising for Bridport Refugee Support Campaign

One of the current paintings on show in ‘Awakening‘ has been chosen by the Bridport Refugee Support Campaign to become a fundraiser for them. Pamela Allsop (one of the three painters involved in the exhibition) was keen to dedicate their show to those in a more serious lockdown, like Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, and invited Clive Stafford […]

Big Skies, Distant Views, 9 December 2020 – 23 January 2021

Big Skies, Distant Views, 9 December 2020 – 23 January 2021

Steve works predominantly with lino, employing a combination of multi-block and reduction printing to produce spacious landscapes inspired by the landscapes of Devon and Dorset. His subtle rendering of skies and clouds is at odds with a discipline usually associated with bright blocks of colour.

Telling Tales! – 21 October – 5 December 2020

Telling Tales! – 21 October – 5 December 2020

Come and see ‘About a Bee’, Or fish for Ivor in the sea! Then sing along in seaside rhyme, And learn how seagulls spend their time!. Carolyn King Pictures, words and whimsy created by author and illustrator Carolyn King for About a Bee, Along Came a Seagull and The Fish Lizard of Lyme.

Awakening – three painters react positively to lockdown

Awakening – three painters react positively to lockdown

Dorset-based artists Zee Jones and Pam Allsop are joined by Lucy de Albuquerque from North Hampshire in a showcase of their recent work. All three artists love the exuberance of vibrant colours, only differing in the mediums they use.  Zee and Pam work in mixed media and acrylic, while Lucy uses watercolours, printmaking and mixed media. […]

South West Sculptors, 15 October – 2 November 2020

South West Sculptors, 15 October – 2 November 2020

SouSouWest Gallery’s first visiting exhibition is a collection of works made by a group of sculptors living in the South West. Brought together by travel guide writer, publisher and sculptor Hilary Bradt, these artists create sculptures of all types and sizes, especially endearing ones of animals, and thus their showcase is a delight for visitors […]

Chroma, 8 September – 17 October 2020

Chroma, 8 September – 17 October 2020

Vibrant glass abstract panels by Allan Punton. Allan, who’s specialised in hand-cut coloured glass contemporary artwork for 20 years, will be showcasing 12 panels of abstract glass landscapes that celebrate colour and its ability to create in differing combinations different responses from the viewer.  The shape and size of the Rotunda will amplify the richness […]

Contemporary Crafts 2020

Contemporary Crafts 2020

A carefully curated exhibition of work by local designers and makers (both our members and invited exhibitors) in a variety of materials, beautifully exhibited in the SouSouWest gallery at Symondsbury, from 3rd-21st September – open daily from Thursday-Monday, 10.30-4.30. We’ll be hosting some demonstrations too during the show. Craft Demonstrations Discover how traditional techniques and […]

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